Officers & Committees

Officers & Committees

Board of Directors & Officers

Officers

President 
Gino Somers

President-Elect 
Debra Heller

Past-President 
Charles Timmons

Secretary 
M. Cristina Pacheco

Treasurer  
Linda Ernst (2021) 

Treasurer-Elect 
Chandra Krishnan

Board of Directors

Rebecca Baergen (2021) 
Megan Dishop (2021) 
Laura Finn (2022) 
Jim Wright (2022) 
Sanda Alexandrescu (2023) 
Raffaella Morotti (2023) 
Vivekanand Singh (2023) 
Nina Tatevian (2023)  
Bruce Pawel (2024) 
Lisa Teot (2024) 
Sara Vargas (2024)

Please contact spp@kellencompany.com for any inquiries for the Board or Committees

Committees

Education Committee 
Sanda Alexandrescu (Chair, 2022) 
Megan Dishop (Board Liaison, 2021) 
Laura Finn (Board Liaison, 2022) 
Amy Coffey (2024)

CME Advisor 
Lili Miles

Workshop Subcommittee 
Jessica Davis (Chair, 2023) 
Robin Legallo (2022) 
Suzanne Tucker (2022) 
Juan Putra (2023) 
Amy Treece (2023) 
Jose Velazquez-Vega (2023) 
Mohan Narasimahmurthy (2024) 
Hector Monforte (2024)

Symposium Subcommittee 
Jiancong Liang  (Chair, 2021) 
Csaba Galambos (2021) 
Lauren Parsons (2021) 
Rong Fan (2023) 
Alexandra Kovach (2023) 
Teresa Santiago (2023) 
Sergi Consolato (2024)

Slide Survey Subcommittee 
Jennifer Picarsic (Chair, 2021) 
Bradford Siegele (Chair-Elect, 2021) 
Ameet Thaker (2021) 
Kate VandenHeuvel (2021) 
Virginia (Ginger) Duncan (2022) 
Aliya Husain (2022) 
Damon Olson (2022) 
Kristen Thomas (2022) 
Suzanne Tucker (2022) 
Fang Bu (2023) 
Ahmed Gilani (2023) 
Anna Lee (2023) 
Huiying Wang (2023) 
Jessica Hata (2024)

Junior Members: 
Monica Aldulescu 
Natalia Belova 
Shannon Kelley  
Mohana Narasimhamurthy 
Erik Nohr 
Libby Simon

Fellowship Committee 
Raja Rabah (Chair, 2021) 
Norma Quintanilla (2021) 
Nicoleta Arva (2022) 
Heather Rytting (2022) 
Nick Shillingford (2022) 
Peter Abasolo (2023) 
Haiying Chen (2023) 
Amer Heider (2023) 
Iram Siddiqui (2023) 
Kyle Kurek (2024) 
Hernan Correa (2024) 

Junior Members: 
Nya Nelson 
Elizabeth Rubrecht  
Jessica Saunders

Finance Committee 
Jennifer Black (Chair, 2024) 
Linda Ernst (Ex-Officio – Treasurer, 2021) 
David Parham (2022) 
Ajit Alles (2023) 
Rebecca Collins (2023) 
David Berger (2024) 
Kim Hazard (2024) 
Nitin Wadhwani (2024)

Junior Members: 
Edward Iames 
Gary Rose

Informatics & Communication Committee 
Jason Jarzembowski (Chair, 2022) 
Jennifer Baccon (2022) 
Sonja Chen (2022) 
Chandra Krishnan (2022) 
Larry Wang (2022) 
Michael Arnold (2023) 
Miriam Conces (2023) 
Archana Shenoy (2023) 
Mercia Gondim (2024)

Membership Committee 
Erin Rudzinski (Chair, 2023) 
Xiayuan Liang (2021) 
Robert Ruiz (2021) 
Soo-Jin Cho (2022) 
Chelsea Maedler (2023) 
Elizabeth Williams (2023) 
Shunyou Gong (2024) 

Junior Member: 
Anastasia Drobysheva

Perinatal Committee 
Eumenia Castro (Chair, 2024) 
Rebecca Baergen (Board Liaison, 2021) 
Mana Parast (2021) 
Sanjita Ravishankar (2021) 
Avi Rosenberg (2021) 
Joanna Chan (2022) 
Jonathan Hecht (2022) 
Carmen Sarita-Reyes (2022) 
Eric Albright (2023) 
Paoloa Bonasoni (non-voting member, 2023) 
Patricia Kirby (2023) 
Rebecca Linn (2023) 
Jie Zhang (2024) 
Drucilla Roberts (2024)

Junior Members: 
Melissa Blessing 
Jessenia Guerrero 
Sean Ricciardo

Practice Committee 
Dolores Lopez-Terrada (Chair, 2023) 
Robyn Reed (2022) 
Drucilla Roberts (2022) 
Mikako Warren (2022) 
Lora Darrisaw (2023) 
Samuel Ejike Onyibo (non-voting member, 2023) 
Portia Kreiger (2023) 
Vinay Prasad (2023) 
Ali Saad (2023) 
Sherri Bessmer (2024) 
Veena Rajaram (2024)

Junior Member: 
Nathan Shelman

Publications Committee 
Monique De Paepe (Chair, 2022) 
Janet Poulik (2020) 
Amy Heerema McKenny (2021) 
Anita Sengupta (2022) 
Geling Li (2023) 
Kerby Oberg (2023) 
Bruce Pawel (2023) 
Sarangarajan Ranganathan (2023) 
Naseem Uddin (2023) 
Abdul Shakoor (2024) 
Christof Senger (2024) 
Pierre Russo (Ex-Officio) 
Sharon Geaghan (Ex-Officio)

Research & Awards Committee 
Jefferson Terry (Chair, 2023) 
Ben Wilkins (Abstract Director, 2023) 
Karen Chisholm (Awards Director, 2021) 
Terry Morgan (2021) 
Rita Alaggio (2022) 
Jonathan Bush (2022) 
Mike Covinsky (2022) 
Selene Koo (2022) 
Raffaella Morotti (2022) 
Rachel Mariani (2023) 
Steven White (2023) 
Zhongxin Yu (2023) 
Shengmei Zhou (2023) 
William Parks (2024) 
Serena Tan (2024) 

Junior Members: 
Claudia Salgado  
Nives Zimmerman

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Email: spp@kellencompany.com